What Happened on June 9, 1980

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


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14th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers & Loretta Lynn

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Singer-songwriter
Loretta Lynn

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Comedian Richard Pryor suffers burns from free basing cocaine

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
  • Phillies & SF Giants end their game at 3:11 AM
  • Soyuz T-2 returns to Earth

Famous Birthdays

  • Lehlohonolo Seema, Lesotho footballer
  • Mike Fontenot, American baseball player
  • Udonis Haslem, American basketball player

Famous Deaths

  • Leonard Huizinga, journalist/writer (Olivier & Adrian), dies at 73